Here is the first chapter of a book I started writing long ago. Enjoy!
Comments very welcome 🙂

English: Oxen Fell cottage

English: Oxen Fell cottage (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


by Malcolm Pemberton

1. The Vision.

It was a cold, wet and windy Saturday, the eighth of November, when the five friends sat down on the big, circular rug before the log fire which burned so reassuringly in the huge old farmhouse grate. Outside, the wind moaned around High Fell Cottage, its path unimpaired up the slopes of the treeless fell, spattering rain against the poorly fitting windows, shifting the curtains and providing more than air enough for the fire, which, at least, made the inside of the cottage a cosy comfortable place to be on such a day … read more